News from the world of
typewriters, calculating machines
and office history

+++ Welcome to the IFHB +++

New on our website Older issues of our journal 'Historische Bürowelt' can be requested for free - click > here <

Each new member will receive a free copy of the book

   

You are young and are already interested in old technology? Our offer:
Reduced annual fee for younger new members: "Up to 30 years only € 49" - registration > here <

News from the members areaThe bulletin board currently contains 1157 entries. The last topics were

   19.11.2017 Vietnam Schreibmaschine (updated)
   18.11.2017 Splendid II (new)
   17.11.2017 Brunsviga JA/13 Glocke (updated)

The calculator encyclopedia currently contains 1812 entries. The latest are

   15.10.2017 Rokli 27R, Robert Kling Wetzlar G.m.b.H.
   09.09.2017 Gauss (s. auch Mercedes), Chr. Hamann, Friedenau-Berlin (D)
   08.09.2017 Mercedes Euklid Mod. I, Mercedes Bureau-Masch.-Gesell

The typewriter encyclopedia currently contains 143 entries. The latest are

   11.11.2017 REMINGTON Modell 3
   13.10.2017 AKTIV , Gustav Tietze AG
   13.10.2017 FAMOS , Gustav Tietze AG

02.11.2017
New: HBw-Aktuell 11/2017 (member area)

In this issue (among others):

  • The historic office technology page: the Brunsviga model G
  • Report from the international meeting in Gmünd, Austria
  • North German regional meeting in Braak
  • Meeting in Schnaittach, theme: "Typewriters in Telegraphy"
  • Special exhibit: "The Spirit of Invention - Inventions Great and Small from the Stone Age to Now"
  • A detective investigates collectors' circles
and, as usual: advertisements, market reflections, this & that ...

Peter Muckermann

04.10.2017
New: HBw-Aktuell 10/2017 (member area)

In this issue (among others):

  • The historic office technology page: the Kryha-Liliput
  • Report from the regional meeting in Essen
  • Swap meet in Pfäffikon, theme: Writers and their typewriters
  • New book: Swiss Calculating Machines (H. W. Egli and his Millionär and MADAS calculators)
  • News from around the world
and, as usual: advertisements, market reflections, this & that ...

Peter Muckermann

05.09.2017
Historische Bürowelt No. 109 / September 2017

This issue contains

  • Franz Hübl, his typewriter "Tip Tip" and adding machine "Addisubtra"
  • Contributions to the secret cooperation of the GDR and FRG in the field of typewriters
  • Monos, Gauß und Omiag - small companies in Brungsviga's wake
  • The repair workshop of Hans-Jürgen Denker in Blumenthal near Kiel
  • The latest from 1968: Data transmission by telephone (acoustic coupler)
  • The Butec AG - or like Japanese typewriters came to Switzerland
  • Old office - revived after 90 years
  • Use of planimeters in the office

Martin Reese

05.09.2017
New: HBw-Aktuell 09/2017 (member area)

In this issue (among others):

  • The historic office technology page: the Soyuz Arithmometer
  • News from around the world
  • Opening of Swiss typewriter exhibit at the Partschins typewriter museum
  • Treasure hunters find a "Hitler mill" cipher device
and, as usual: advertisements, market reflections, this & that ...

Peter Muckermann

04.07.2017
Historische Bürowelt No. 108 / July 2017

This issue contains

  • The SIEMAG Saldoquick: a combination of a typewriter and an adding machine
  • My personal RIS-IK-O
  • New documents and pictures about Peter Mitterhofer
  • More than a reproduction? The "Mitterhofer typewriter" hybrid model at the TU Dresden
    (with English translation in the members area)
  • The Millionaire No. 10
  • Brunsviga MD - not an extended Brunsviga M
  • New insights into the old office: the year 1907
  • Newspaper review
  • Book review: Kienzle - A German industrial company in the 20th century
  • "Calculated!" - Opening of a special exhibition in Glashütte/Saxonia

Martin Reese

Page   1   2   3   4   5   6   7   8   9   10   11   12   13   14   15   16   17   18   19   20   21